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Attack happens days after the militants stormed another military base in the same area.
Parents could be fined up to €2,500 for not getting their children vaccinated, amid a measles surge.
The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada suffered a 10cm wound, her father says.
Gunmen opened fire on the bus in Minya province, south of Cairo, as it headed to a church.
It is a rare admission by authorities that local jihadists are working with international groups.
A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.
The deal to extend output cuts agreed by energy ministers in Vienna fails to impress financial markets.
US Republican Greg Gianforte, accused of 'body slamming' a reporter, wins special congressional election in Montana
A man fatally stabbed another guest at a wedding after being mocked for his singing performance.
Bangladeshi Islamist groups said the statue of Themis - the goddess of justice - hurt religious sentiment.
Doctors in Brazil are experimenting with a new treatment for burns by using fish skin.
Leaders of the world's major economies will discuss trade, security and climate change.
The 9.15km bridge connects the disputed state of Arunachal Pradesh with Assam in north-east India.
A distress signal spotted in a remote region prompts fears that someone could be missing.
John Kerry joked about Americans learning Russian, but global politics do influence languages studied.
Foreign climbers and Sherpas on Mount Everest are concerned about the increasing theft of oxygen bottles from high camps.
How English footballer Stanley Matthews conquered Ghana
Australians have been transfixed by Schapelle Corby's case for years - now she is heading home.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Eddie Maher went on the run after driving off with £1.2m in a Securicor van. Remarkably, he kept it up for 19 years taking a wife and children from one US city to another.
The Strictly finalist stars in a new version of the Hollywood classic On The Town.
Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is under FBI scrutiny as part of the Russia probe, media report.
EU sceptic Ted Malloch never was a candidate, officials in Washington say.
Malta has tried to shake off claims it is the "Panama of the EU" - but the EU is worried about its tax system.
China's football authority wants a 100% tax on loss-making clubs that sign foreign players.
A popular Chinese soap gets people talking about whether chastity is still a big deal for modern women.
In Vietnam, raw pig's blood is a well-known delicacy - but there are serious health risks.
The Facebook founder told millennials to create a world 'where everyone has a sense of purpose'.
Three people have been killed and hundred of homes destroyed as Russia declares a state of emergency.
Not a warm meeting, but not a dire one - while Mr Obama has fun nearby.
Three men are put to death in the Gaza Strip for the killing of a Hamas leader in March.
Here's how Norway is celebrating its fishy new bank note.
Scientists say the Solar System's biggest planet is showing itself to be far more complex than anyone thought.
Speaking to Nato leaders in Brussels, the US president also called for alliance members to pay more.
The parents of a pregnant teenager branded "immoral" and barred from her school graduation ceremony plan their own event.
Melissa Smith was filling up her car when the thief jumped in her car and tried to drive away.
At least five companies have pulled ads after Sean Hannity's perpetuation of a conspiracy theory.
A distressed fawn trapped in a New Jersey storm drain is rescued by a uniformed friend of the animal kingdom.
The survivor said finding love after 17 operations felt like a miracle.
Greek ex-prime minister Lucas Papademos injured by blast inside his car in Athens
US Central Command said the strike detonated explosives that militants had placed in the building.
US President Donald Trump pays tribute to the "beautiful lives" lost in Monday's bomb attack.
Soldiers had been ordered on to the streets of Brasilia as anti-government protests worsened.
The most senior US diplomat in the UK says media leaks are "reprehensible" and they will be stopped.
The outspoken housing secretary's linking of poverty to a "defeatist attitude" provokes outrage.
Singer burns skin-coloured outfit after criticism from religious figures.
A pocket holding 178 pills was strapped to the bird which was caught near the Iraq border - report.
A Guardian reporter recorded the moment he was allegedly assaulted by a Republican candidate.
US politicians should learn Russian from communist-era poems, a top Russian official says.
It's fair to say they did not have the time of their lives watching ABC's reprise of the 1987 film.
Musician Wuilly Arteaga receives offers to replace his instrument after it was broken in a protest.
Group finds a billion roubles in worthless banknotes at abandoned mine near Moscow.
The actress had received comments on social media saying she looked "too skinny" in a recent photo.
Chinese Go player Ke Jie has lost two games of Go to Google's artificial intelligence.
Uzma crossed the border into India after a court in Islamabad granted her request to leave.
Troops will guard government buildings in Brazil after violence at protests against President Temer.
The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.
The wedge-tailed eagle sent the drone crashing to the ground at a farm in Western Australia.
The Montana candidate faces misdemeanour assault charge over a clash with a Guardian journalist.
Bikram Choudhury failed to pay $6.5m to his former lawyer in a sexual harassment case.
The test launch is a step towards sending small satellites into orbit for cheap on a frequent basis.
When the sun sets on Friday, thousands are tipped to line Sydney's harbour for stunning light shows.
The captain, who was not identified, collapsed after the ruling and was taken to hospital.
Theresa May is to "directly" address Donald Trump over latest intelligence leaks to the US media.
It's the first challenge to Beijing's claim to sovereignty over the waters since Trump took office.
Donald Trump is proposing the first, federal paid family leave law. How far does it go?
Nato leaders are playing down President Trump's first visit to the Brussels HQ.
Flying between the West African capitals of Freetown and Banjul should take about an hour. But as the BBC's Umaru Fofana found out, it can be quicker and easier to fly via Morocco or even Belgium.
Pakistani officials investigate two incidents in which the drug was found on London-bound planes.
Last year Salama Ali uncovered a secret - that the al-Shabab militant group was seizing Kenyan woman and turning them into sex slaves.
Lenin Moreno promises to continue the left-wing policies of his predecessor Rafael Correa.
The New York Times publishes photos it says show the scene of the bomb attack.
Venezuela's top prosecutor says Juan Pablo Pernalete was hit in the chest by a tear gas canister.
The US president has previously criticised Nato members for not meeting spending targets.
House Republicans were excoriated for passing the bill before the Congressional Budget Office score.
Around 35,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the capital Brasilia angry at alleged corruption.
Reports say Mr Trump hopes to cut up to $1bn in US contributions to the $7.9bn global peacekeeping fund.
A former US treasury secretary says it is the "most egregious" mistake he has seen in four decades.
Antibiotics and vitamins helped the injured loggerhead sea turtle back to health in Marathon, in the Florida Keys.
The suspected suicide attack took place near a bus station in the Kampung Melayu area, police say.
The crashed European spacecraft Schiaparelli was ill-prepared for its attempt at landing on the surface of Mars, a report suggests.
People will be able to use it to report crimes, pay fines and get information in Arabic and English.
Billy Horschel's wife Brittany said her husband had been her rock during her battle with the disease.
A Der Spiegel journalist says he documented interior ministry troops abusing and killing detainees.
Richard Ferrand faces allegations in the press as the new government prepares an anti-corruption bill.
It joins new flags for Wales and England created after a campaign by Emojipedia and BBC Wales.
The tennis player has been appointed to the board of SurveyMonkey and pledged to fight for diversity.
"You know, time heals all wounds", Shaurn Thomas says as he leaves the Pennsylvania prison.
Unlike other Commonwealth countries, the nation has never had a treaty with its indigenous peoples.
A million tonnes of rock and dirt cover State Route 1, and officials do not know when it will reopen.
The BBC's Karen Allen asks whether the treason charges faced by Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema are a sign that Zambia's reputation as a bastion of democracy is under threat.
Mrs Trump wore a veil to the Vatican - but what are the rules for a meeting with a pope?
A Spanish court confirms a 21-month sentence, but the Barcelona footballer is unlikely to go to prison.
"I always believed in him," said Judy O'Connor as she and her son celebrated their joint graduation.
A mission is under way to rescue about 200 people who fell from an overcrowded boat off Libya.
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.
The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.
A total of 10 climbers have died on the mountain so far this season.